Dave Today Sunday 5 March 2023

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Today Sunday 5 March 2023

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Scrapyard Supercar


Two teams construct scrap cars to race a Lamborghini in a high-speed circuit challenge

Engineer Ralph Hosier champions two teams of car lovers on their mission to design and build scrap vehicles capable of beating pro-driver Shane Lynch’s supercar in a daring challenge. This time, they take on the iconic Lamborghini Huracan Performante in a handling head to head. Their mechanical ingenuity and driving skills are put to the ultimate test as they race against both the supercar and the clock

Rick Stein’s Cornwall


Rick heads into the county’s china clay pits

Rick heads into the county’s china clay pits to discover what is known locally as white gold, one of its most important industries. He then climbs the Cornish Alps, huge slag heaps created by the clay mining and some of Cornwall’s highest land. After a wild swim at one of Cornwall’s picturesque hidden coves, Rick cooks a simple sea bass recipe, revealing how to make the perfect mayonnaise. In the far west of the county, on the Land’s End peninsula, Rick meets his niece, a modern artist, who explains her deep spiritual connection to Cornwall

Rick Stein’s Cornwall


Rick explores the post-war modern art movement in St Ives

Rick explores the post-war British modern art movement in the seaside town of St Ives, the home for leading artists such as Barbara Hepworth and Terry Frost. At the Lizard Peninsula, Rick heads out to sea to fish for red mullet, and on the wild coast at Land’s End, he discovers why Cornwall has a rather unusual animal as its national emblem

Rick Stein’s Cornwall


Rick follows in the footsteps of Jesus

Rick explores the Roseland Peninsula, beginning at a spot believed by some to have been visited by Jesus Christ. He tours the bay of St Mawes with Alex and Olga Polizzi, who own one of Cornwall’s most luxurious hotels, and meets one of the county’s oldest butchers, who demonstrates the ancient practice of aging meat. Finally, in the harbourside village of Mousehole, Rick meets a potter who finds inspiration from the local landscape

Red Bull Soapbox Race


Coverage of the offbeat event from St Patrick’s Hill in Cork

Coverage of the offbeat event, where teams create vehicles without engines and race downhill. This round comes from St Patrick’s Hill in Cork as competitors hope their vehicles have what it takes to clinch victory

Red Bull Soapbox: Mumbai


Coverage of the offbeat event from Mumbai

Top Gear


The team takes a trip across the Everglades

Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness kick off a new series by saddling up the team bus for an RV road trip across Florida’s swampy Everglades to hunt down some weird and wonderful local motorsports

Top Gear


Freddie Flintoff transforms a Sinclair C5 into a bobsleigh

Freddie Flintoff transforms a Sinclair C5 into a bobsleigh and tackles a terrifying Norwegian luge track. Elsewhere, the team sample some classic TV cop cars, before going head-to-head in an all-action police chase

Not Going Out


Wendy produces a commemorative portrait of Frank

It’s been over a year since Frank’s death and Wendy, rediscovering a long lost love for painting, decides to create a very unique tribute to him in oils. The usually curmudgeonly Geoffrey seems very keen on the commemorative artwork, but Lee and Lucy simply hate it. Once it’s hanging on their wall, the pair contrive to `lose” the painting without Wendy or Geoffrey noticing. Comedy, starring Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Deborah Grant and Geoffrey Whitehead

Not Going Out


Lee promises Lucy he will try to be more friendly with other parents

Lucy is worried Lee is becoming isolated and friendless after noticing he makes no effort to talk to other parents in the playground. She encourages him to make an effort to bond with them and he reluctantly agrees to give it a try. He opens up with strangers and makes friends with another lone male, Keith. However, Keith is even less sociable than Lee. Comedy, starring Lee Mack and Sally Bretton, with Joe Wilkinson

Not Going Out


Confined to a wheelchair after surgery, Lee turns Peeping Tom

Confined to a wheelchair, his right leg encased in plaster after knee surgery, Lee has too much time on his hands, which he uses to watch the world go by through a pair of high-powered binoculars. He soon realises that all is not well in his neighbour’s house opposite – in fact, he’s quickly convinced that something despicable is going on. Instalment of the hit comedy with overtones of Hitchcock’s Rear Window, starring Lee Mack and Sally Bretton

Room 101


With Len Goodman, Ronni Ancona and Tim Vine

Frank Skinner welcomes Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman, actress and impressionist Ronni Ancona and quick-witted comic Tim Vine to discuss their pet hates, in the hope of having them banished to Room 101. Their gripes include cats in the garden, karaoke DJs, foreign food and small talk at parties

Room 101


With Jack Dee, Gary Lineker and Fay Ripley

Grumpy comic Jack Dee, footballer-turned-presenter Gary Lineker and actress Fay Ripley reveal their pet hates to Frank Skinner in the hope he will banish them to Room 101. Things that really get on the guests’ nerves this week include white-van drivers, competitive parents and people who tell the truth

Room 101


With Ray Mears, Fiona Bruce and Katherine Ryan

Outdoor survival expert Ray Mears, TV presenter Fiona Bruce and comedienne Katherine Ryan tell Frank Skinner what really gets on their wick, in the hope he will banish their bugbears to the infamous room for ever. The celebrities’ gripes include caravans, cushions on beds and Cheryl

Top Gear


Tips on buying a delivery van on a budget and the best family cars in the market

The team carries out some consumer testing, taking a look at 50 family cars on the market and whittling them down to he best three. Plus, some tips on buying a delivery van on a budget, and Paddy McGuinness heads to Italy to test drive the Daytona SP3, Ferrari’s retro-styled supercar inspired by its iconic 1960s racers

Special Ops: Crime Squad UK


Tracking a violent Surrey gang

Police in Surrey are on the case of a violent gang who steal millions of pounds worth of jewellery, and Avon and Somerset police tackle guns being sent through the post from Miami.

World’s Most Dangerous Roads


An odyssey in Australia

Have I Got a Bit More News for You


Extended episode of the satirical quiz

Jon Richardson guests hosts an extended episode of the satirical current affairs quiz, with Joan Bakewell and Phil Wang joining regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop



With Victoria Coren Mitchell, Phill Jupitus and Bridget Christie

Sandi Toksvig hosts an extended edition of the quiz with a difference, as comedians Phill Jupitus and Bridget Christie and Only Connect presenter Victoria Coren Mitchell join regular panellist Alan Davies to answer questions on the theme of public and private

Red Dwarf


Rimmer tries to be transferred to a ship crewed by holograms

Rimmer tries desperately to earn a commission and qualify for transfer from Red Dwarf to an advanced holoship containing the cream of the Space Corps, and a woman he has developed feelings for. Starring Chris Barrie and Craig Charles

Red Dwarf


The Inquisitor arrives on board

A mechanical life form named the Inquisitor’s quest to eliminate worthless beings brings him aboard Red Dwarf, where he has plenty of candidates to choose from. Sci-fi comedy, starring Craig Charles, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn and Danny John-Jules

Red Dwarf


Rimmer is taken prisoner by the creations of his own mind

Rimmer is taken prisoner on a planet where the inhabitants and landscape are created by his own mind and is subjected to a series of gruesome tortures devised by his imagination, leaving the rest of the crew to come up with a way to rescue him. Starring Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules and Robert Llewellyn

Have I Got a Bit More News for You


Extended episode of the satirical quiz

Jon Richardson guests hosts an extended episode of the satirical current affairs quiz, with Joan Bakewell and Phil Wang joining regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop

Whose Line Is It Anyway? USA


Actress Lea Thompson guests on the classic improv show

Whose Line Is It Anyway? USA


Aisha Tyler welcomes Katie Cassidy to the classic improv show


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